Browsing Month January, 2012

BARONE:: Where’s Romney winning biggest? 67% in – WashEx

By at January 31, 2012 | 5:46 pm

BARONE:: Where’s Romney winning biggest? 67% in – WashEx

The early returns from Florida http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/primaries/state/fl seem to consist of early voting in certain counties. Where is Mitt Romney doing best? Two very different counties, where he's getting 64% of the vote. One is Collier County, whose county seat is Naples--a rich town, with many affluent retirees from the Midwest. It's the smallest ... Go To Article

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ROMNEY WINS FLORIDA – 44% in…8:00ET – 5:00PST – PNN

By at January 31, 2012 | 5:06 pm

ROMNEY WINS FLORIDA – 44% in…8:00ET – 5:00PST – PNN

As polls close in Florida Romney wins, Gingrich comes in 2nd, Santorum 3rd place and Ron Paul takes 4th. 51% of Seniors voted for Romney 45% Electability as the issue Romney wins Late deciders went for ... Go To Article

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MOSSAD chief holds secret U.S. meetings on Iran nuclear threat, Senate panel reveals – Haaretz

By at January 31, 2012 | 2:19 pm

MOSSAD chief holds secret U.S. meetings on Iran nuclear threat, Senate panel reveals – Haaretz

Mossad chief Tamir Pardo held secret talks with top U.S. officials in recent days, cursory comments made during a public Senate hearing indicated on Tuesday. The clandestine Washington visit was exposed during a hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which was participated by CIA Director David Petraeus, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, ... Go To Article

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FOX NEWS:: 2012 FLORIDA PRIMARY – Track race in real time

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:45 am

FOX NEWS:: 2012 FLORIDA PRIMARY – Track race in real time

Count down clock to South Carolina Primary.  Vote percentage.  Interactive ... Go To Article

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LIVE BLOGGING:: FLORIDA GOP PRIMARY – Wash Wire – WSJ

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:44 am

LIVE BLOGGING:: FLORIDA GOP PRIMARY – Wash Wire – WSJ

It’s Primary Day in Florida, and voters are deciding who won the slugfest between GOP presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. While Mr. Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, is favored to win the primary and the 50 convention delegates that come with it, Mr. Gingrich has been defiant and has vowed to carry on the nomination fight all the way to the ... Go To Article

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FLORIDA 680-Mile Campaign Trail Diverted by Angst Over Housing – Businessweek

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:43 am

FLORIDA 680-Mile Campaign Trail Diverted by Angst Over Housing – Businessweek

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- There isn’t only one presidential primary election in Florida today. There are five. In a state straddling two time zones, Republicans retired around the military bases of the western Panhandle and Southern Baptist church-goers serving sweet iced tea with fried catfish find little culturally in common with Cuban-Americans in Miami’s Little ... Go To Article

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JAMES PETHOKOUKIS:: 5 scariest debt and unemployment charts from the new CBO report « The Enterprise Blog

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:42 am

JAMES PETHOKOUKIS:: 5 scariest debt and unemployment charts from the new CBO report « The Enterprise Blog

The Congressional Budget Office has released its updated 10-year budget and economic forecast. Actually, the CBO offers two forecasts. It has a baseline forecast, which assumes current law stays in place. It also has an “alternative” forecast which assumes current tax and spending policy stays in place as is—even if the law says it must change in coming years. That ... Go To Article

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PETE DU PONT:: The Pros and Cons of Hillary – WSJ

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:32 am

PETE DU PONT:: The Pros and Cons of Hillary – WSJ

"Look, it's the one thing, I think, that the Democrats could do to nearly guarantee Obama re-election," Bill Keller of the New York Times said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Jan. 13. "It would generate enough excitement that they might actually have some coattails and help out a little bit with the Senate and the House." Mr. Keller was referring to the possibility of ... Go To Article

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BARONE:: SF Bay residents turn against Occupy movement – WaEx

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:31 am

BARONE:: SF Bay residents turn against Occupy movement – WaEx

Only a few weeks ago mainstream media outlets were proclaiming that the public loved the Occupy movement and agreed with its contentions that the top 1% were oppressing the rest of us. Lately you haven’t seen such stories very often—because the underlying meme has become utterly unconvincing. But don’t take my word for it: look at this SurveyUSA poll of San ... Go To Article

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FACT CHECK – OBAMA and ‘Equal Pay’ for Women – ABC News

By at January 31, 2012 | 10:20 am

FACT CHECK – OBAMA and ‘Equal Pay’ for Women – ABC News

Three years after he signed it into law, President Obama has made the little-known Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act the centerpiece of his re-election pitch to women. It’s a “big step toward making sure every worker in this country, man or woman, receives equal pay for equal work,” Obama says in a video to supporters on his campaign blog. The legislation ... Go To Article

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